Slagle Township, Michigan

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Slagle Township, Michigan
Township
Slagle Township, Michigan is located in Michigan
Slagle Township, Michigan
Slagle Township, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 44°17′47″N 85°45′44″W / 44.29639°N 85.76222°W / 44.29639; -85.76222Coordinates: 44°17′47″N 85°45′44″W / 44.29639°N 85.76222°W / 44.29639; -85.76222
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wexford
Area
 • Total 35.8 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Land 35.8 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,010 ft (308 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 569
 • Density 15.9/sq mi (6.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 26-74220[1]
GNIS feature ID 1627086[2]

Slagle Township is a civil township of Wexford County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 569 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.8 square miles (93 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 569 people, 225 households, and 166 families residing in the township. The population density was 15.9 per square mile (6.1/km²). There were 391 housing units at an average density of 10.9 per square mile (4.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.77% White, 0.88% Native American, and 0.35% from two or more races.

There were 225 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,250, and the median income for a family was $33,036. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $26,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $14,069. About 12.7% of families and 17.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.6% of those under age 18 and 18.8% of those age 65 or over.

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